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Older IE and firefox doesn't supports HTML5 date field or email field. is there any alternate solution ?

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closed as off topic by JonW Feb 25 '13 at 10:28

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This is an implementation topic, it's not really on-topic for User Experience. A variety on this question has been asked and answered on StackOverflow here: Is there a string format of Date that works in all browsers and all localities? –  JonW Feb 25 '13 at 10:28
    
This is a very important question. We have a crusty in house javascript Date calendar widget and would like to replace it with an open library for non-HTML5 browsers. –  Chad Brewbaker Aug 18 '13 at 15:08
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If you are talking about input field types then for old IE just use type="text".

Date field. In Chrome it allows you to select a date using inbuilt calendar. Alternative for inbuilt calendar is jQuery datepicker

Email field in Chrome has inbuilt validation, use jQuery for email validation.

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See here. HTML5 with jQuery fallback: webdevhub.co.uk/… –  Chad Brewbaker Aug 18 '13 at 15:18
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